MonthMay 2012

Not Your Children

Dear Mother who thinks that somehow your pain–the breaking of your heart when a child grows up and is ready to leave home–is somehow more painful, more deserving of your manipulation, that your heavy guilt-tripping is justified, that making your daughter feel responsible for your own emotional well-being is somehow okay, get a clue. Your pain is not more overwhelming. Your need of her is not more justified. Your mother role is not more compromised, more confusing, more uncertain. Your […]

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